Interacting with toxic people is a little like playing Emotional Russian Roulette. By that I mean that you never know which version of the person will be on the other side of the door.
I feel pretty confident that the whole SwanWaters team will give you are resounding YES! Helping others is at the core of our organization.
Having a bad day? Feeling the hurt and the fear? Would you wish you could just curl up in a ball and disappear? Here are three ways to turn the tide.
We all worry, get anxious and stressed! Rationally we are able to tell ourselves that we shouldn’t stress, but it can be hard to get our gut to follow suit.
We’d been working up to it for months… and then the day was finally there! Aubrey’s first book was to be published. We celebrated with a wonderful live event on Facebook.
The day that forever changed my life was daunting. Cutting ties with my parents. It felt like I was cutting away the safety net I was convinced I needed.
All survivors have those types of triggers. In fact, sometimes it can be a smell, or a song, or seeing someone in the street who looks just like our abuser.
There is mostly quantity of conversation in my family though, not quality. Lots of noise, but little real communication.
reminds you of how brave and strong you are for standing tall in the face of your abuser. How far you have come on your journey.
When you are a target of a toxic person, especially when there are more people in the dynamic, they will make sure you feel isolated and alone.